The Wine Cellar Outlet in Wallingford hosted an in-store holiday tasting for customers on Dec. 16. During two tasting sessions during the afternoon, Billy L. Smith, Sales, The Wine Cellar Outlet poured tastes of top-rated holiday wines available through the store’s Cellar Collection, including GFF Zinfandel, made from grapes grown in Lodi, and boasting flavors of blackberry and currants with a hint of spice, oak and vanilla; Mario Ercolino Saserello, a bold and medium-bodied blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Sicily, offering flavors of plum and cherry, and a hint of oak at the finish; Flor de San Martin Garnacha Blanca, a Spanish wine with floral and citrus notes on the nose and layers of fruit flavors from ripe green fruits, orchard fruits and lime; and La Reine Chardonnay, an unoaked selection with notes of apricot, pear and key lime, balanced with a slightly acidic minerality. Shoppers enjoyed sale prices on featured wines, along with case discounts on wines from the Cellar Collection. Part of the Wine Cellar Group, with outlets across the U.S., The Wine Cellar Outlet offers a wide selection of wines from both well-known brands and small-batch, family-owned producers. GFF Zinfandel, Flor de San Martin Garnacha Blanca, Mario Ercolino Saserello and La Reine Chardonnay are distributed in Connecticut through Connecticut Distributors, Inc.